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Careers & Job Openings

 

History:
The founder of Eye Care for the Adirondacks is Dr. Kjell Dahlen.  He came to Plattsburgh and purchased a small practice in 1978.  The practice, moved to its present location at 450 Margaret Street several years later.  Dr. Dahlen then recruited a partner, Dr. Benjamin (Jerry) Vilbert.

The practice continued to grow and opened comprehensive care ophthalmology, optometric and optical service sites in Saranac Lake, in 1997, and Malone, in 2000.  We also hold regular clinics in Elizabethtown, NY, as well as, visiting 3 outlying nursing homes several times each year so senior patients don't have to travel for their eye care.

Resources:
The main campus is a state of the art facility which includes an adjoining same day, on-sight, Ambulatory Surgery Center.  The main facility occupies approximately 15,700 square feet on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain.  It has 20 Haag-Streit equipped lanes, along with, TOPCON digital IMAGEnet photography system, OCT nerve fiber technology, Yag Laser, OPTOS California Ultra-widefield Retinal Imaging, Argon Laser, and SLT lasers, supported by JCAHPO certified technicians and a very fine optical dispensary.

The Medicare & AAAHC certified ambulatory surgery center has 2 operating suites, sterilization room, pre and post-operative waiting areas where over 1,600 cataract surgeries are performed each year.

Environment:
Plattsburgh, NY is a state university town located in Clinton County. Plattsburgh is located 50 miles east of Lake Placid, 60 miles south of Montreal, Canada and 150 miles north of the capital district of Albany.  The area has four definite seasons with many opportunities to enjoy beautiful Lake Champlain and the scenic Adirondack Mountains any time of the year.

Careers:  To apply for a position, please submit your resume to: 

Eye Care for the Adirondacks

450 Margaret Street

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

If you would like to submit your resume on line, please submit them by email kimc@eyecareadk.com



Eye Care for the Adirondacks
Thomas Ferris, Executive Director
450 Margaret St.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901


 

Malone Office and Optical Shop | 75 Sixth Street | Malone, NY | 12953 | 518.483.0065
Saranac Lake Office and Optical Shop | 51 Woodruff St. | Saranac Lake, NY | 12983 | 518.891.8412
Eye Care for the Adirondacks | 450 Margaret St. | Plattsburgh, NY | 12901 | 518.566.2020 | 800.272.1003